Second Skin Swaddle Instructions

How to Wear and Use the Second Skin Swaddle

Two “Mom’s Second Skins” makes up the Second Skin Swaddle.  Each Skin has a short straight  back and a long curved front.

A “Mom’s Second Skin” is worn in L&D, OR,  Postpartum & NICU to secure correct positioning, temperature control and discretion.

After birth the “Mom’s Second Skin” is pulled over your baby.  It allows easy movement in the “Breast Crawl” and supports the natural breastfeeding position.

For more support you can pull the “Mom’s Second Skin” up on your shoulder. A pouch is then formed.

To tighten the front edges of pouch for more support, slide your hand under the shoulder and grasp the  inner edge and pull out toward you arm.

This forms a twist that tightens the front edges of the pouch.

With infant in pouch, you can pull the second “Mom’s Skin over your torso and baby .  This is called the “Moderate Hold”.

For “Active Hands Free Hold”, pull the additional Skin to the opposite shoulder.  Check to see that the pouch is formed and folds continues to both sides.

Your newborn can be placed in pouch upright with knees above hips enclosed.

When desired, baby can be in sitting position with feet outside the pouch.


Adjust shoulders and shift baby to breastfeed.

Pump Hands Free

With Swaddle positioned on shoulders as in the “Active Hold,” undo twist in both shoulders and smooth.

Separate the sections and insert the flange of the pump between the two skins.  Adjust edges to secure the flange.

Can pump hands free with or without baby.

* Models are wearing tube tops here for discretion only. 

* Colored Mom’s Second Skins are used for visual clarity.

Labor and Delivery

Wearing The Second Skin Swaddle Is The Perfect Way to Welcome your Baby into the World

Provides coverage during labor and Delivery. After your baby is born he will be dried, diapered and placed on your chest. He will then be covered with the Swaddle Section to keep him warm and secure. The Womb like Enclosure will comfort him as he hears your heart beat and the sound of your voice. Learn More

Hands Free Hold

Step-by-step instructions on using the swaddle

Click below to learn all the steps on how to properly use your swaddle to effectively hold your baby skin-to-skin. Learn More

For Dad's

Great Shirt for Dad to Hold and Bond With His Precious Gift

Skin to Skin Contact the first weeks of life have been proven to be a life changing event for you and your newborn. It is also great for Mom to have a break.

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The Second Skin Swaddle “patent pending” For Post Partum Wear Allows You to be Discreet While You Safely Hold your Baby In Skin to Skin Contact

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Moderate Hold

There are two identical sections to the Second Skin Swaddle. A Single Section is used for Labor and Delivery a second section is added for the moderate hold. The design and flexibility of the Swaddle provides all that is needed for Labor/ Delivery and Postpartum while mom is in bed.

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